International Workshop on China’s Carbon Emissions organized by Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SARI-CAS) and Harvard University was successfully held from June 7th to June 9th 2015 in Shanghai. The Workshop attracted hundreds of scholars from institutes and universities from home and abroad to attend, including Academician of CAS atmospheric physicist Prof. Daren Lv, world’s carbon cycle expert Prof. Philippe Ciais from Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et del'Environnement (LSCE), Senior Editor from Nature Climate Change Dr. Monica Contestabile and Vice President of SARI Prof. Sun Yuhan.
The Workshop was hosted by Prof. Wei Wei, Director of Center for Greenhouse Gas and Environmental Engineering of SARI. Academician Daren Lv, Prof. Philippe Ciais and Prof. Sun Yuhan delivered the welcome address respectively and shared their views on carbon emission in China.
Focused on the topic of China carbon emission and low-carbon measures, researchers from Harvard University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of California, University of Maryland, Zhejiang University, Institutes from CAS, etc delivered 20 academic speeches during the two-day sessions, sharing ideas and discussing on the calculation of global fossil fuel carbon dioxide emissions, Data and methodology for China’s emissions, carbon data and carbon evaluation research, etc. The Workshop successfully offered a platform for experts in carbon related area to share opinions and insights on the current development and future trend of addressing the problem of carbon emission.
The attendees also visited CAS Key Laboratory for Low-Carbon Energy Conversion and Engineering and SARI’s algae experimental base in Chongming Island.
Prof. Daren Lv gave the welcome speech
Prof. Philippe Ciais shared his view on carbon emission in China
Prof. Wei Wei hosted the conference
Dr. Monica Contestabile made a keynote speech